Paneer Makhani | How to make Paneer Makhani

By Bindiya Sharma  |  6th Jan 2016  |  
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  • Paneer Makhani, How to make Paneer Makhani
Paneer Makhaniby Bindiya Sharma
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

5757

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About Paneer Makhani Recipe

A creamy, melt in the mouth vegetarian delight that's a crowd pleaser. The rich, mellow taste comes from the addition of cashewnuts.

Paneer Makhani

Ingredients to make Paneer Makhani

  • Paneer/cottage cheese- 200gms, cubed
  • tomatoes- 5 medium, pureed
  • ginger-Garlic paste- 1 tsp
  • Green chilli- 1, minced
  • Cahewnuts- 1/4 cup, soaked in 1/4 cup Milk
  • Desi ghee(clarified butter)- 2tbsp
  • Deggi mirch- 1 tsp
  • bay leaves- 2
  • Garam masala- 1 tsp
  • Kasoori methi- 1 tsp, crushed
  • Salt and little sugar to taste
  • Handful of coriander leaves to garnish

How to make Paneer Makhani

  1. Heat ghee in a heavy pan and add in the bay leaf alongwith the ginger garlic paste, saute for a minute then tip in the tomato puree, cook till thick and oil separates.
  2. Make a paste of the cashewnuts in the processor, add to the gravy, alongwith the deggi mirch and minced green chilli.
  3. Add salt and sugar to taste and mix well. Now tip in the paneer cubes, garam masala and kasuri methi and cook for two minutes, covered. Garnish with the coriander leaves.
  4. Do not overcook the paneer. Serve hot with tandoori rotis, naans or butter chapatis.

My Tip:

Add 2-3 tbsp of Amul cream if you dont have cashewnuts at hand.

Reviews for Paneer Makhani (25)

Tulika Bhargava6 months ago

Bahut hee simple tareeke se bataya hai ....try jrror karege
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Bhanu Mishra7 months ago

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Divya Bhatia 7 months ago

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Shweta Dua10 months ago

V nice recipe
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pratibha singh10 months ago

Yummmy
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bharti ukeya year ago

Very nice
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Gunjan Srivastavaa year ago

Excellent, I cooked and it is demanded to be cooked again and again by my not so foodie husband. Thanks.
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Supriya Bhatiaa year ago

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Supriya Bhatia
a year ago
very delicious

Ankita Kumaria year ago

very tasty
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Meghana Kanuri2 years ago

i tried this it's super yummy and quick to prepare
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tripti singh gautam2 years ago

no onion use?
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Nancy Dsouza2 years ago

good n very tasty
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Tanu Bajpai2 years ago

Good
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Madhusree Mukherjee2 years ago

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Sarala Nahar2 years ago

superb
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khushboo agarwal2 years ago

What should I use for gravy milk or water?
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Geeta Kurien2 years ago

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Utsav Mody2 years ago

Thanks delicious
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Anuradha Bhushan2 years ago

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Archana Jalan2 years ago

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Piyali Dey2 years ago

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lucy gurung2 years ago

thanks.. shall try it.
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Ruby Franklin2 years ago

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Sagar Singh3 years ago

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azima tanzeel3 years ago

thanks
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